The fall meeting was held at the Charleston County Library in downtown Charleston, SC. Speakers included Dr. Robert Perry from the University of Kentucky and Matthew Smith, a researcher at Holland Lab at North Carolina State University.
May 2018 Meeting
Spring meeting held at the U.S. Vegetable Laboratory and Clemson Research and Education Center on Savannah Highway in Charleston, S.C. with presentations from Clemson professor and geneticist Dr. Amy Lawton-Rauh on genetic results of Moruga rice and Dr. Steve Jones of the Bread Lab on wheat breeding.
Spring 2016 Meeting
Held at the U.S. Vegetable Laboratory in Charleston. This highlight reel was put together by Clemson University.
May 6, 2016 Guest Speaker Richard Scheuerman
Special guest Dr. Richard Scheuerman, author of Harvest Heritage: Agricultural Origins and Heirloom Crops of the Pacific Northwest and professor at Seattle Pacific University, tackled the topic ”Our Daily Bread: Heritage Grains for Health, Culture, & Occasional Profit.”
May 2016: Update from Brian Ward of Clemson
Dr. Brian Ward runs the organic research at the USDA Vegetable Lab in Charleston, S.C. and provided an update on the latest developments in his crops and yields.
May 2016: Chef Forrest Parker
SC Chef Ambassador Forrest Parker discusses the dishes he created using heirloom ingredients for the spring meeting.
May 2016: Baker Chris Wilkins
Root Baking Co.'s Chris Wilkins discusses using Carolina Gold Rice Middlins to bake breads for the meeting.
Spring 2015 Meeting
Dr. Anna McClung, Research Leader at the Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center, discusses the origins of Carolina rices and proposes Carolina Gold Rice as the American foundation gene sequencing standard for future rice breeding.